Are You Ready for Some Football?

By Justine Gaskamp on 05/31/2013 Aggie fans cheering on their team—OPSU PhotoAggie fans cheering on their team—OPSU Photo Goodwell, Okla.—Football fans can start marking their calendars as the Oklahoma Panhandle State University Aggie football schedule is set and includes 4 home games in the 11-game season for 2013.

Back-to-back home games follow the Aggies' long road trip to Beaumont, Texas as they take on FCS (Div. I-AA) Lamar University in their season opener on Saturday, Aug. 31. They return home to play Sterling College on Saturday, Sept. 7 followed by Adams State University, who finished 2012 with an 8-3 record, winning five of their last six games, on Sept. 14.

The Aggies face another long road trip when they travel to Missoula, Mont. to take on the FCS power-house University of Montana Grizzlies of the Big Sky Conference. That game is set for Saturday, Sept. 21 and will include a live radio broadcast (link will be provided on the OPSU football web page as the date approaches). The game is also set to be televised regionally.

Abilene, Texas is the next stop for the team where they will compete against Heartland Conference rival McMurry University on Saturday, Sept. 28. The final four road games bring the Aggies up against Wayland Baptist University in Plainview, Texas on Oct. 5; Langston University in Langston, Okla. on Oct. 19; Southwest Assemblies of God in Waxahachie, Texas on Oct. 26; and Oklahoma Baptist University in Shawnee, Okla. for the last game of the season on Nov. 9.

Homecoming takes place on Saturday, Oct. 12 against Texas College with a Tailgate Party hosted by the Guymon Chamber of Commerce Business After-Hours on Tuesday, Oct. 8. The game is scheduled at 1 p.m. and all members of the OPSU football family and alumni are invited.

Senior athletes are to be recognized at the final home game on Saturday, Nov. 2 versus Bacone University. The 7th Annual OPSU Chili Cook-off and other festivities are set to take place prior to the game.

Fans are invited to plan ahead and reserve seats for this year's home games. Chair-back seating is available for purchase on a seasonal basis starting at $50 for the first two seats and $25 for each additional seat thereafter. Seats will have name labels and fans will have exclusive access to a separate entrance on the north end of the stadium. To reserve a spot, complete the Select Seating Reservation form or contact Russell Gaskamp at 580.349.1332 or by email at

The Aggie football team is ready to hit the field and encourages fans to Wear Red, Get Rowdy, and Rev It Up for another exciting season!

We Are Panhandle

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